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Portland protesters bring pitchforks and torches to City Hall over anti-homeless proposal

Protesters in Portland, Ore., showed up at the doors of city hall carrying actual pitchforks and torches, to express their anger about proposals to change laws related to homelessness in the progressive city. Portland’s leaders have begun debating a bill that would allow police to target homeless people sitting on…

Over 400 arrested at ‘Occupy Oakland’ in violent night

Riot police fired tear gas and arrested more than 400 people in Oakland, California, as hordes of anti-Wall Street protesters tried to take over downtown buildings including City Hall, police said Sunday. The most violent protest of the year by an Occupy Wall Street offshoot led to what Oakland police described as “an…

Over 200 ‘Occupy’ protesters arrested in Oakland

LOS ANGELES — Police fired tear gas and arrested more than 200 people and four people were injured as anti-Wall Street protesters tried but failed to take over downtown buildings, including City Hall, in Oakland, California. Protesters from Occupy Oakland — the local offshoot of Occupy Wall Street — first…

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